BLF deregistered as party

The Freedom Front Plus has welcomed the Independent Electoral Commission's decision to deregister Black First Land First as a political party. The IEC today ruled in favour of an appeal lodged by the Freedom Front Plus that the BLFs exclusion of membership based on race was contrary to the Electoral Act. The Commission had originally approved the BLF's 2016 registration on the basis that its constitution did not exclude white people from the party's membership. In a statement, the IEC says subsequent admissions by the BLF in its response to the appeal have however clarified Black First Land First’s exclusionary policy...

GUEST: BLF leader, Andile Mngxitama
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